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Bill Cosby Sells Painting and Takes Loan on Vast Art Collection

5 days ago   |   By Fortune

Bill Cosby and his wife Camille privately sold an iconic painting by Thomas Hart Benton called "Going West" earlier this year, according to gallery owners who participated in the deal.
Camille Cosby also pledged another Benton painting, "The Instruction," as collateral for a loan from an art finance firm run by Asher Edelman, according to a September regulatory filing. Edelman confirmed the loan.
Beginning in the late 1960s, the couple built "the most significant collection in the hands of an African American family," David Driskell, their former curator, wrote in a book titled "The Other...
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